Specialties & Services
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
Through Aware Counseling, LLC, Christi’s purpose and mission is to change the current mental health trajectory of our children by educating and connecting to the humanness in parents through individual counseling services, parent/child group events, and hosting nationally-renowned speakers to provide free educational events on issues such as social media, body image, co-parenting/divorce, and anxiety.
Christi works with children, adolescents, adults, and their families to foster healing, growth, and cooperation in a compassionate, safe, neutral, and non-judgmental space. Her approach is holistic integrating aspects of an individual’s emotional, psychological, and physical health. She utilizes the most current research on mind/body therapies as well as solution- and evidenced-based practices working from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and integrative approaches.
Christi Zerega, founder of Aware Counseling, provides solution- and evidence- based therapies integrating the mind and body to help children, adolescents, adults, and their families overcome:
• Parenting Issues
• Behavioral Challenges
• ADHD and Learning Differences
• Grief and Loss
• Life Transitions
• Self-Esteem Issues
• Academic, Athletic, and Social Pressures
• Divorce Issues
• Parent-Child Contact Problems
• Co-Parenting Counseling (Tailored to the various levels of conflict: mild, moderate, or high)
Giving children, adolescents, and adults the emotional tools to navigate themselves, their relationships, and their outside worlds is an empowering gift. The resilience that comes with these skills equips them with the knowledge of how to handle all of life’s emotions.
Recommended for mild to moderate parental conflict, co-parenting counseling is a child-focused and confidential process that provides the opportunity for parents to understand and learn basic principles on how to create a new family paradigm that is healthy and positive for the entire family.
Parent Coordination Services
Recommended for high parental conflict, parent coordination services aim to shield children from parental conflict and loyalty binds. This service reduces stress on both parents and children to minimize litigation and assists children in adjusting to their two homes.
Recommended for high-conflict families and usually not long-term, parallel parenting provides an opportunity for co-parenting to occur without engaging with one another in order to shield the children from conflict.
Reunification counseling is for parents and their children who have been reintroduced after a period of separation.
Please see resources page for more information and guides for divorcing parents.
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